Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Term of Abuse
Philology is widely thought to be dead. Moreover, her corpse, like that of Father Zosima, gives off an unpleasant odor. Her name has become a term of abuse. "Philologist" is what you call the dull boys and girls of the profession.The American Philological Association, a few years ago, changed its name to The Society for Classical Studies.